Ray Donovan Review: Vulnerabilities

Every week things get crazier on Ray Donovan.

I'm not just talking about Ezra Goodman, either, although I think Elliot Gould's performance as the man who is slowly taking the crazy train down to the nuthouse has been overlooked by powerhouses Liev Schreiber and Jon Voight. When the mud covered man came out into the street, I screamed out loud. 

Immediately in my head replayed his mantra about atonement and I wondered how quickly he would be calling on Ray to cover his mistake. If ever running someone over in the street was an accident, that was the time. 


Amazingly, when Mickey and Ezra finally sat down, all evidence of Ezra's instability was forgotten. He seemed sane and his conversation with Mickey made all sense in the world as they talked about the love of their lives and sex with black women. It kind of made me wonder how much of what we've seen of Ezra has been grief at the love of Ruth. And then..."The Golem" happened, shortly followed by the realization that the "body" Ezra hit was actually a tree. So much for my insight.  Read More...



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